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Definition of "disconsolate" [dis•con•so•late]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disconsolate" in a sentence
  • "He would have gone moping about for years in disconsolate solitude, silent and sullen as a ghost, or would have rent the air with unavailing shrieks and lamentations."
  • ""I knew I'd find you here," called a disconsolate voice, and Emma Dean appeared from behind a huge flowering bush."
  • "Little wonder that the kind Duchess looked "disconsolate" in the middle of her content!"